Basic JavaScript - Testing Objects for Properties - jyO83m-oN_Yi9hmiRPjTL

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help guys im stuck, whats wrong with this? its returns not found correctly but why it dont return checkProp value?

  **Your code so far**
function checkObj(obj, checkProp) {
// Only change code below this line
if (checkObj.hasOwnProperty("checkProp")){
  return obj.checkProp;
} else {
  return "Not Found";

// Only change code above this line
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Challenge: Basic JavaScript - Testing Objects for Properties

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Issue is here. What is checkObj? Is this the thing you need to check for property?

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You should not reference the global variable

Also, you can’t use dot notation with a variable holding the property name

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Hi, although it’s great that you’ve solved the lesson, please do not post full solutions as it doesn’t help people learn. Having a solution doesn’t mean understanding why it works.

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